How Whole Grains Help Your Blood Pressure

Read Transcript

Hi, Dr. Mike Roizen here with a smart tip to keep your blood pressure lower. Are you eating enough whole grains? Proteins, carbs, fiber, vitamins, and minerals are packed into every corner, it's like getting a buffet of nutrients, that's good news for your blood pressure, that fiber fights weight gain and stabilizes your blood sugar levels keeping your body looking younger.

Magnesium keeps your arteries wide to improve circulation, and Potassium, it's a mineral or electrode that keep your heart and muscles happy, those two keep your body feeling younger. To work towards the ideal six servings a day, try these tips. Include a whole grain in every meal, you can have oatmeal in the morning, turkey and rye lunch in a side of brown rice for dinner. Try something new, taste whole-wheat couscous, or apker quinoa, or amaranth.

For more ways to nourish your heart and stay young, watch all of our smart tips, they're right here.